Male breast disease

Dr Henry Knipe and Radswiki et al.

Male breast disease includes a wide spectrum of conditions. Many conditions and entities that affect the female breast may also affect the male breast. 



Due to the absence of lobules in the breast, the following conditions are extremely uncommon:


Breast imaging and pathology
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Article information

rID: 14533
System: Breast, Oncology
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Male breast conditions
  • Conditions affecting the male breast

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